Rural Arbitrations - A Practical Introduction
This live broadcast session will provide a comprehensive introduction to rural arbitrations.
It will cover the procedures involved, the relevant law, the duties and powers of the arbitrator and the duties and obligations of the parties.
The session will also cover some helpful advice on how to deal with interlocutory matters leading up to the hearing, how to prepare for the hearing and what to do after an award is made.
What You Will Learn
This live and interactive session will cover the following:
- The statutory framework
- The nature of arbitration and how it differs from other forms of dispute resolution
- The application for and appointment of the arbitrator including the procedures and process and use of simplified scheme
- The duties and obligations of the parties and the arbitrator
- Case management and interlocutory matters including preliminary meetings, jurisdiction, directions, peremptory orders
- Preparing for and attending the hearing
- Acting as advocate, expert evidence, hearing protocols and procedures
- Costs - the arbitrator's discretion, costs awards and offers to settle
- Post award matters including challenging an award, mistakes and errors
Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.